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blue book

1. adjective (usually hyphenated) Of or pertaining to a compendium or almanac of statistics and detailed information, as of people, consumer goods, property, etc. You should always check the blue-book value of a home before you purchase from an independent seller.
2. noun A compendium or almanac of statistics or detailed information, as of people, consumer goods, property, etc. The government's blue book lists everyone employed at a federal level. I always check the blue book before making any major purchases.
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Now in an fully updated eighth edition, Jane Straus' easy to use reference guide and workbook, The Blue Book Of Grammar And Punctuation: The Mysteries Of Grammar And Punctuation Revealed, provides writers with the rules of writer free from jargon while utilizing real-world examples of proper grammar and correct punctuation that are universal in their cultural content.
HUNDREDS of Evertonians have sent back subscription forms to have their names included in The Blue Book, Gordon Watson's recollections and memories of his 64 years serving Everton Football Club.